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Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Koreeda (4 Blu-ray Box Set) Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Koreeda (4 Blu-ray Box Set)

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Four films by Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda – Maborosi, After Life, Nobody Knows, Still Walking – available on Blu-ray for the very first time

Four films by Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda – Maborosi, After Life, Nobody Knows, Still Walking – available on Blu-ray for the very first time

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This new Blu-ray collection combines four career-defining titles by Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda – one of Japanese cinema’s most celebrated auteurs. The set features his austerely beautiful debut Maborosi and lyrical fantasy After Life, alongside Nobody Knows and Still Walking, films that cemented Koreeda's reputation as an heir to Ozu and a chronicler of the modern Japanese family.

Available on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK, the four films included in Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Koreeda celebrate the richness, diversity, beauty and humanity of the director’s work and essential viewing for fans of contemporary world cinema.

This new Blu-ray collection combines four career-defining titles by Palme d'Or winning director Hirokazu Koreeda – one of Japanese cinema’s most celebrated auteurs. The set features his austerely beautiful debut Maborosi and lyrical fantasy After Life, alongside Nobody Knows and Still Walking, films that cemented Koreeda's reputation as an heir to Ozu and a chronicler of the modern Japanese family.

Available on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK, the four films included in Of Flesh and Blood: The Cinema of Hirokazu Koreeda celebrate the richness, diversity, beauty and humanity of the director’s work and essential viewing for fans of contemporary world cinema.

Extras

  • Birthplace (2003, 29 mins): actress Makiko Esumi takes the viewer on a tour of the films locations, featuring behind-the scenes stills and on-set footage
  • Newly recorded audio commentary on Maborosi by filmmaker and writer Jasper Sharp
  • Hirokazu Koreeda Screentalk (2013, 45 mins): the director in conversation with Jasper Sharp at the 2013 London Film Festival
  • Interview with Arata (2003, 15 mins): an interview with the actor and star of After Life, Arata Iura
  • Deleted scenes (1998, 17 mins): a selection of deleted scenes from After Life 
  • Newly recorded audio commentary on After Life by writer and curator Tara Judah
  • Behind the scenes on Nobody Knows (2004, 7 mins): Behind-the-scenes footage of Koreeda at work with his cast and crew
  • Newly recorded audio commentary on Nobody Knows by Japanese-Australian filmmaker, writer and academic Kenta McGrath
  • Making Still Walking (2008, 29 mins): a featurette showing the cast and crew at work behind the scenes
  • Still Walking Q&A (2019, 33 mins): Hirokazu Koreeda in conversation with Michael Leader at BFI Southbank
  • Newly recorded audio commentary on Still Walking by Alexander Jacoby 
  • Still Walking gallery
  • Trailers
  • 72-page book including new writing by David Jenkins, Jessica Kiang, Michael Leader, Alexander Jacoby and Jasper Sharp. Also includes interviews with the director, original reviews and full film credits

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SKU 5035673013465
Catalogue Number BFIB1346
Product contents 4 discs
Director Hirokazu Koreeda
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries Japan
Colour Colour
Subtitles English
Language(s) Japanese
Running time 483 min total
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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